Scottish Professional Football League Trust - Overview
The Scottish Professional Football League Trust is the charitable arm of the Scottish Professional Football League
and was established to lead and co-ordinate community engagement activities across all 42 member clubs.
SPFL clubs have a track record of credible and sustained activity, using football and physical activity as a tool to
deliver positive life changes in the communities they serve. The SPFL Trust seeks to build on this reputation
and co-ordinate projects that will be centrally funded and operate within and across the clubs.
The successful candidate will be responsible for leading the direct delivery of The SPFL Trust’s Cashback Off the
Bench projects at a small number of SPFL.
You will work closely with colleagues from delivery clubs, on site, to delivery Cashback off the Bench - a unique
employability programme which harnesses the power of Football to help engage, educate, inspire, and support
young people into employment, education, or training.
You will play a pivotal role in the project, working closely with our nominated communities and clubs to understand
their needs for the project and to help facilitate the delivery of the 8-week programme at each of the sites.
Additionally, you will develop relationships with key stakeholders and other partners to ensure that young
people taking part in the programme are supported to achieve specific outcomes.
We are looking for an enthusiastic Delivery Officer with a proven track record delivering engaging and interactive
educational programmes to young people between the ages 16-25.
The successful candidate will work closely with our Employability and Inclusion Lead to ensure the successful and
efficient delivery of the project in line with project aims and objectives. This will include, but is not
limited to, the preparation and implementation of programme delivery, delivering and evidencing of SQA
qualifications, working collaboratively with clubs and key partners, and assisting with project reporting. Most
importantly, the successful candidate will work to directly support the young people taking part in the project
and help move them towards positive destinations.
To succeed in this role you should be enthusiastic, passionate about helping others and supporting young people to
thrive. You will have excellent attention to detail, organisation, written and communication skills allowing you
to effectively deliver to participants and collaborate with partners will help contribute to the successful
delivery of Off the Bench.